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2,312 Possible Causes for Skin Discoloration

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Signs or symptoms of postphlebitic syndrome may include: Leg aching and fatigue Aching Swelling Hyperpigmentation or skin discoloration Itching and dry skin of the affected[] Damage to your veins from the blood clot reduces blood flow in the affected areas, which can cause: Persistent swelling of your legs (edema) Leg pain Skin discoloration Skin[] […] leg The hyperpigmentation or skin discoloration is caused by the breakdown of red blood cells as they pass through this high pressure area.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Patients will present with fatigue, arthralgia, myalgia, pain, and skin discoloration.[] As the disease progresses, the facial skin often tightens into a shiny mask. Swelling may occur, along with skin discoloration, numbness, and a tingling feeling.[] The skin involvement is always present in SSc with variable extent and severity of skin thickening and hardening.[]

  • Muckle Wells Syndrome

    Also, arthritis of the large joints, skin rashes, skin discoloration, and inflammatory eye conditions such as conjunctivitis are remarkable on the exam during flare-ups.[] […] nervous sys, caused by occlusion of small/med arteries livedo reticularis lace-like purple discoloration of skin strokes neurocutaneous disorder a/w mutations of 2 tumor[] discoloration How is MWS diagnosed?[]

  • Diabetic Gangrene

    Bullae and the bluish skin discoloration are classic findings of gas gangrene and were noted have begun to show at the time of presentation of this case (Figures 1 and 2 )[] Gas gangrene is marked by a high fever, brownish pus *, gas bubbles under the skin, skin discoloration, and a foul odor.[]

  • Kaposi Sarcoma

    skin lesion on both legs, initially considered as chronic vein insufficiency.[] The use of intralesional interferon (IFN)-alfa (3-5 MU three times per week for 3-4 weeks) achieves similar results.(21) As with other local therapies, skin discoloration[] The most common way to find KS is when a person sees a doctor because of a discolored patch or lump on their skin.[]

  • Coarctation of the Aorta

    Life expectancy is still reduced in aortic coarctation (AoC) patients despite a successful repair because of late arterial hypertension and atherosclerosis. Masked hypertension (MH) consists of an elevated daytime or awake ambulatory blood pressure (BP) in the presence of a normal BP on conventional measurement[…][]

  • Stasis Dermatitis

    The primary symptoms associated with stasis dermatitis are skin discoloration, itching and scaly skin.[] When this happens, skin becomes discolored and itchy, which leads to scratching of the area and subsequent skin deterioration.[] The skin discoloration will start out as small brown spots on the legs, but it will progressively get worse as time passes.[]

  • Hereditary Protein C Deficiency

    The body uses up blood-clotting proteins quickly, resulting in abnormal bleeding and discolored skin. Many newborn infants do not survive this condition.[] Bruising and discoloration of the skin can be widespread over the body. Episodes of purpura fulminans may recur. Without treatment, purpura fulminans can be fatal.[] This means that the skin in the area becomes discolored, and the swelling grows more serious. Pulmonary embolism This dangerous condition may develop after DVT.[]

  • Hereditary Deficiency of Antithrombin

    Know the symptoms of blood clots in the legs (deep vein thrombosis DVT: Swelling, usually in one leg; Leg pain or tenderness; Reddish or bluish skin discoloration; Leg warm[]

  • Contusion

    […] contusion (kәn-too zhәn) injury to tissues with skin discoloration and without breakage of skin; blood from the broken vessels accumulates in surrounding tissues to produce[] The age of the bruise can be estimated by external skin discoloration.[] The discoloration is the result of blood seepage just under the skin. Called also bruise. cerebral contusion contusion of the brain following a head injury.[]

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